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Summit between EU and Arab leaders took place in Egypt - a country currently conducting a severe crackdown on LGBTI people Luxembourg’s prime minister Xavier Bettel confronted Arab leaders over anti-gay laws in a powerful speech. The first gay EU leader to be married said his same-sex marriage would condemn him to death in some of their countries. The conference room at a summit of EU and Arab states fell ‘silent’ when Bettel made his statement. ‘Saying nothing was not an option for...
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The African country’s parliament replaced the colonial-era penal code Angola on Wednesday (23 January) became the first country this year to decriminalize gay sex. Lawmakers finally implemented a bill to overhaul to the southwestern African country’s 1886 penal code. They dropped a ‘vices against nature’ provision which was historically used to prosecute against gay sex. The new code also bans discrimination based on sexual orientation in employment. It passed with 155 votes in favor, one against, and seven abstentions. The country’s ruling party...
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Russia's anti-gay laws have caused controversary around the world! The authors of a Russian law banning the promotion of homosexuality to minors has drawn a good deal of criticism from gay rights groups worldwide. But they face their biggest challenge this summer. A few weeks from now, Madonna was scheduled to play the Sports Complex stage in St. Petersburg, the city where the law was enacted. After Saint Petersburg, the law was adopted by five more Russian regions and threatened to become...

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